GGP Issues 2015 Sustainability Report


Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:01 pm CDT



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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP)(the “Company”) today issued its 2015 Sustainability Report. The report includes GGP’s achievements in sustainability during the past year and information regarding GGP’s approach to environmental and social responsibility.

Highlights of the report include the following:

  • Awarded the 2014 Green Star and recognized as the North American leader in the Retail – Large Cap Sector by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (“GRESB”);
  • Awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (“LEED”) certification for the 77,000 square foot lifestyle expansion at the Mall in Columbia located in Columbia, Maryland;
  • Reduced electricity consumption by approximately 16%, or 200 million kilowatts, since 2011, the equivalent of the annual energy use of nearly 19,000 homes in the U.S.;
  • Diverted approximately 33% of waste to recycling, composting or alternative energy generation; and
  • Reduced water consumption across the portfolio by approximately 3% and installed smart water irrigation systems at seven properties in Texas saving approximately 10 million gallons within the first four months after installation.

The 2015 Sustainability Report is available on GGP’s website at

General Growth Properties, Inc.

General Growth Properties, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.


General Growth Properties, Inc.
Kevin Berry, VP Investor Relations
(312) 960-5529

Investor Relations

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Kevin Berry, Senior Vice President of Investor & Public Relations

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